Steve grew up in Fallon and Carson City, Nevada where he raised animals and was a rodeo competitor. For decades he served as a state trooper, lieutenant, and Traffic Accident Reconstruction expert in the remote desert around Winnemucca. His critically-acclaimed memoir, Patrolling the Heart of the West, continues to be a popular success.
Today, Steve and his wife operate a small business in Yuma, Arizona. They enjoy rafting through the Grand Canyon and crabbing at the Oregon Coast. Steve is currently working on his second book about law enforcement.
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